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May 8, 2012 11:00am EDT
to the united states. >> if this bomb technique is actually more effective than the previous one, it is going to be that much more difficult to find them before they get on the planes. >> reporter: at this point officials say there are no plans to adjust security here in the united states because of this particular plot. barbara? >> thanks, melissa. >>> one time rivals are now allies in decision 2012, rick santorum is now endorsing mitt romney. the two clashed on various issues earlier this year during the primaries. s santaram urged supporters to support romney. polls in west virginia are open now until 7:30 this evening. >>> two new polls show the race between president obama and mitt romney virtually a dead-heat at this time. the 12 swing states surveyed by galop and usa today, the president edged out romney 47 to 45%, with 4 point margin for error. in march the president held a nine point lead and a politico poll shows romney with the one point lead over the president. >> the senate will vote on plan to keep interest rates on federal student loans from doubling july 1st. democrats want to
May 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
of yemen where it was turned over to the united states. >> i want to say that the device was always under control. and that no one in the united states was ever at risk because we did have control. >> reporter: those who have seen the bomb say it was remarkably similar do this, the one worn by the 2009 underwear bombers. while the ingredients were improved, they say, intended to be more reliable, the overall design was basically the same, with no metal, presenting more of a challenge to the screeners than the 2009 bomb. as a result, u.s. officials say, no change in airport security is planned. >> the fact that we have the device shows us what to look for and how to detect such devices, should they try to be used in the future. >> could it have gotten through screening? homeland officials say they cannot be certain. but just as with the 2009 underwear bomb, they're optimistic the answer is no, caught either by the full-body scanners and pat-downs or by a combination of screening, passenger information and other intelligence. >> in today's date, with all the various layers we have, and all
May 11, 2012 11:00am EDT
five years ago here in the united states and if you smell that, barbara, that's a really beautiful lemony scent to that rose. they're known for their scent as well as for some of the beautiful colors and the differences in the blossoms. >> the ones over here, that's a drift rose, it's known as a peach drift, a little different color, that's one of the ones that will continue to bloom all season long, beautiful small blossoms. >> hydrangeas are among my favorite. but i really love them. they're just not that easy it take care of, are they? they're okay in the ground, but if you try to bring them in the house -- you got to remember to water, water, water. >> and if you want the ones that are going to do well inside, start out with one such as this. this is a hot house forced hydrangea. it's been grown indoors in the green house and a bloom has been forced on it you can plant this outside after its finished with its bloom and it will continue to bloom for you for years to come. >> run through some of the other gifts. >> i see you've brought -- >> happy mother's day, barbara, i brought
May 4, 2012 11:00am EDT
high school. it's not every day that the president of if united states pays a visit. we're expecting president barack obama to arrive shortly. his business is the talk of the school this morning. the president will talk to a panel of stunlts about student loans and the importance of keeping colleges affordable and accessful. now the juniors and the seniors will be in the auditorium to see it firsthand. the discussion will also be broadcast to the other students throughout the school. now the students we spoke to this morning think it's pretty cool that the president chose their school. we've been jealous because he came to wakefield twice. he hasn't come to seem this is a really great way to end the senior year. >> i think it's great. i think it's a great way for the school to see the president. i think it's awesome. >> we're very pleased that our kids have the opportunity to see a sitting u.s. president. regardless of the politics. we're not looking at it like that. we're happy they can be part of the experience and get to spend some time with us. one of the most powerful men in the
May 1, 2012 11:00am EDT
the most common form of cabser in the united states. dr. sheryl burgess joins us to explain. hair dressers? tell us how they can help. >> well, there's an initiative to get more people involved in diagnosing or at least letting the person know that there is something going on. particularly in the scalp. and a lot of people go to hair stylists and barbers and they're the ones that see our scalp. we don't tend to see our scalp. so for the most part, being able to let us know when they see something new, something that appears new on the scalp or something that may bleed with combing or styling the hair, to alert the customer to go see the dermatologist. >> one of the most virulent cancers is skin cancer and very often, that's where you'll have it start is in the scalp. >> melanoma, one of the most common areas is head, neck, trunk and extremities. so it can occur internally, but the ones that are visible on the outside of the skin are easily detectible and there's a better cure rate if we can detect them and remove them from the skin. >> how are you getting the word out to hair dressers that
May 14, 2012 11:00am EDT
between being the president of the united states and the pastor of a church. in clinton, i'm tracee wilkins, news 4. >>> just days after president obama publicly endorsed same sex marriage, today the gay and lesbian community will support him in new york. a lesbian, gay, and transgender group will have a fund-raiser tonight. the event comes as "newsweek" releases as controversial cover. it features a picture of president obama with a rainbow halo entitled the first gay president. president obama will deliver the commencement address at an all women's school in new york city connected with columbia university. >>> people in one of northwest washington's neighborhoods are upset after a man let his dog attack a smaller dog, then walked away. yates says her 4-pound chihauhau was sitting on a stone fence in their yard when a large dog being walked on a leash snatched her small dog. she rushed to save her dog but by the time she pride her from the other dog's mouth, she was dead. neighbors say the man and the dog calmly walked away looking back at the scene only once. >> to have something
May 15, 2012 11:00am EDT
-makers who protect us every day. and may he bless now and forever, the united states of america. [ applause ] >> that's president barack obama, he is speaking at the law enforcement officers memorial. honoring those who have been killed in the line of duty. >>> in other news, former president george w. bush is in the nation's capital today. the former president and his wife are speaking at a special event called a celebration of human freedom. it celebrates the successes of activists around the world in their fight to be free. nobel peace prize laureate, aung san suu kyi, is also joining the conversation by teleconference from myanmar. >>> and this morning, health and human services secretary, kathleen sebelius is asking the question, what can we do to effectively treat alzheimer's and how quickly can we do it? she's also releasing the national plan to address alzheimer's. >> the plan addresses every aspect of what it is to confront alzheimer's disease. for example, it outlines ways we can improve the quality of care for people with alzheimer's. through initiatives like workforce training a
May 21, 2012 11:00am EDT
of eclipse has been visible over the united states. it happens p been seen in japan since the 1800s. >>> let's check in with tom kierein now and find out about our weather and when we might see the sun again. >> not -- let's just say not going to be real sunny this week. we have an onshore easterly flow. thanks to a drop of low pressure along the atlantic seaboard. over the lower part of the bay. giving us all of these clouds and passing showers, green and yellow on the screen. those are showers and elsewhere just scattered drizzle and clouds across virginia, maryland the district of columbia, and these will be with us here from time to time throughout the rest of the day, tonight and through mid week. 60s to near 07. reagan national at 70 degrees. maybe we will climb another five degreeors so for a high by mid afternoon. maybe a little thunder and lightning, too. with some of the passing showers late this afternoon and maybe into the evening hours. more of the same tuesday and wednesday. and then thursday and friday, finally a bit of a drying trend. we had to get at least some sunshine tryi
May 22, 2012 11:00am EDT
those in joplin to observe the anniversary. nbc's gina kim reports. >> the president of the united states of america, barack obama. >>> speaking to thousands gathered for the job lynn high school graduation, president obama said it was the people of joplin who deserved applause. >> as i look out at this class. and across this city, what's clear is that you're the source of inspiration today. >> it was shortly after the same graduation ceremony last year, that an ef-5-strength tornado tore through joplin, taking 161 lives and shredding nearly 10,000 homes and buildings. surveillance cameras captured joplin high school getting ripped apart. one year later, the school is still a pile of rubble. while students study at a converted department store nearby. >> we can choose to carry on. we can choose to make a difference in the world. >> with $2.8 billion in damage, joplin's is the costliest single tornado in u.s. history. fourth-generation resident jeannie george said her community will never be the same. but it's made her appreciate what she still has. >> i'm thankful for every day. i
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